Storey s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats 4th Edition

Author: Jerry Belanger
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603427392
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A great choice for the small or backyard farmer, dairy goats require a smaller investment than cows and produce milk that makes delicious yogurt and cheese. This fourth edition includes more on pygmy goats, health care, breeding, and making dairy products. You’ll have everything you need to you need to know to successfully raise your own dairy goats.

Raising Dairy Goats

Author: Jerome D. Belanger
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612129323
Format: PDF, ePub
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With 307,000 copies in print, this is the most trusted and comprehensive reference on every aspect of dairy goat care, housing, feeding, health care, breeding, and milking. The full-color new edition features the most up-to-date practices and a fresh new design.

Storey s Guide to Raising Meat Goats 2nd Edition

Author: Maggie Sayer
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603422390
Format: PDF, Docs
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Discover how raising your own meat goats can be a fun and profitable endeavor. Offering plenty of tips for creating an economically viable operation and identifying niche markets for your products, Storey’s Guide to Raising Meat Goats shows you how to care for a thriving and productive herd full of healthy and happy animals.

Storey s Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock

Author: Sue Weaver
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426787
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whether you want to the make most of a small plot of land or add diversity to a large farm, raising miniature livestock can be a fun and profitable experience. With expert advice on choosing a breed that suits your needs, Sue Weaver shows you how to house, feed, and care for miniature goats, sheep, donkeys, pigs, horses, cattle, and llamas. You’ll be inspired by profiles of successful breeders as you learn everything you need to know to keep your miniature livestock healthy and productive.

Raising Milk Goats Successfully

Author: Gail Luttmann
Publisher: Williamson Pub
ISBN: 9780913589243
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Experienced homesteader Gail Luttmann covers goat selection, feeding, pasture, breeding and reproduction, milk and cheese - everything you need to know.

Goat Husbandry

Author: David Mackenzie
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571265855
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is a book every goat-keeper should have. The latest edition has been extensively revised by Ruth Goodwin, a well-known expert, to reflect the changes in the goat-keeping world since publication of the previous edition. She has incorporated her revisions with great skill without losing the character of what is a classic work.

Raising Goats Naturally

Author: Deborah Niemann
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550925431
Format: PDF, ePub
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Produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fiber, fertilizer and more

How to Raise Goats

Author: Carol Amundson
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760343780
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Whether you want to raise a dairy barn full of milkers, one hundred meat goats for market, a herd of Angoras for mohair fiber, or a few Pygmies as pets, this book is for you. Expert, hands-on advice makes it easy to get started raising a healthy herd. Longtime goat farmer Carol Amundson describes the breeds popular in the United States and Canada and explains all the helpful dos and don’ts. You’ll find information about traveling with goats, marketing, treating illness, and more, including a glossary of caprine terms, tables and charts for easy reference, and a list of breed associations. Illustrated in full color, this guidebook is an indispensable resource for those who want to raise their very own goats. Easy-to-follow tips help you to: Choose the right breed for your needs Evaluate and purchase goats House and feed your herd Keep your herd healthy Breed goats and birth kids Market goats and their products Reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), this book will give you the tools you need to succeed in this challenging but rewarding venture.

Living with Goats

Author: Margaret Hathaway
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762793074
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In the newest addition to the successful “Living With” series, Hathaway and Schatz let readers in on everything they need to know about how to raise one – or twenty – goats in their own backyards. Readers will discover how to raise goats either for milk, meat, or companionship, and how to shelter and care for their pets depending on the breed (whether they’re eventually going to eat them or invite them into their family circle). Between the friendly advice, first-hand wisdom, and hilarious stories, Living With Goats reassures readers that raising goats is a rewarding and sustainable endeavor well worth their while.